Carex acutiformis Ehrh.
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Sedge

Carex acutiformis A. A. Reznicek

Stream and lake shores, wet meadows.

A rare introduction from Eurasia, collected in Michigan in Antrim Co. in 1998 by P. E. Rothrock. This species resembles a robust Carex aquatilis, which however has only 2 stigmas, and essentially nerveless perigynia only ca. 2–3.5 mm long.


Antrim County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. November 29, 2021.